Guv visits morungs at Kisama
DIMAPUR, DECEMBER 6
The Governor of Nagaland PB Acharya and his lady wife Kavita Acharya visited the morungs at Kisama heritage village today. The visit was aimed at encouraging and supporting the participants and further to boost their spirit.
On the Hornbill festival, the Governor said he was impressed to see the unity amongst all the tribals. “It is a great festival for national integration as well as to showcase the rich culture of Nagaland,” the Governor said.
He suggested that the Hornbill festival has to spread out to more and more home tourists. “Without understanding North-East, nobody will see the completeness of our country India,” he maintained. The Governor informed that he had made a personal appeal to the people of Delhi, Maharashtra, Pune, Bangalore, Mangalore, Hyderabad and Nasik to be part of the great Hornbill festival. “Many have come to witness it. Those who missed it are the losers,” he added.
The Governor also joined for a sumptuous lunch at Zeliang morung prepared by the Tourism department. He also tasted the local brew in the Zeliang and Angami morungs.
Meanwhile, the Governor joined the dancing troupes at the Zeliang morung while he also sat by the fire with the dancing troupe and interacted with them.
Besides the Governor’s guest from Maharashtra and Gujarat, Minister of Forest Nicky Kire, Parliamentary Secretary Tourism EE Panteang, Commissioner & Secretary Himato Zhimomi also accompanied the Governor during his visit to the morungs.